Andrew Fishman is an investigative journalist based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. He led the creation of The Intercept Brasil, where he served as managing editor for many years. His current reporting focuses on Brazilian politics, the environment, and the influence of multinational corporations. His previous work focused on international politics, security, technology, and human rights, including extensive reporting on the archive of top-secret NSA documents leaked by whistleblower Edward Snowden.
Andrew was part of the team that broke the “Brazil Secret Archive,” which uncovered serious wrongdoing by Brazilian prosecutors and judges in the Operation Car Wash anti-corruption investigations. He won the Vladimir Herzog Award for revealing the hidden relationship between Operation Car Wash, the U.S. Justice Department, and the FBI. His work has appeared in NPR, Al Jazeera English, Jacobin, Agência Pública, Todo Notícias, and other outlets.
Bolsonaro Gave Brazil’s Army New Powers. The Generals Won’t Give Them Up Easily.
President Jair Bolsonaro’s 2022 electoral hopes have dimmed, but the military isn’t ready to give up its new riches and influence.
Turned Tables: In Presidential Polls, Brazil’s Lula Leads Judge Who Locked Him Up
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Jair Bolsonaro, and Sergio Moro, three major candidates in Brazil’s 2022 election, have a turbulent and intertwined past.
Climate CrimesHow Your 401(k) Is Helping Destroy the Amazon Rainforest
The growing financialization of Brazilian agribusiness is enabling foreign investment in the industry most responsible for deforestation.
VoicesDuring Brazil’s Dictatorship, Companies Helped Suppress Democracy. Will They Do It Again?
Business interests could be decisive in the looming election between Jair Bolsonaro, Lula da Silva, and a possible “third way” candidate.